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Porsche Taycan 4S, Ferrari Roma and a tuned Ford Ranger | Autoblog Podcast #624

And an Earth Day recap, plus VW Jetta and Subaru Forester

And an Earth Day recap, plus VW Jetta and Subaru Forester

ETC
Junkyard Gem: 1997 Volkswagen Golf K2

Named after the second-highest mountain in the world, the VW Golf K2 was marketed to skiers and snowboarders.

Buying Guide
2020 VW Jetta Review and Buying Guide | But mostly the GLI

Everything you need to know about specs, features, fuel economy and safety

Breaking
VW Chattanooga plant workers reject UAW

Unionization rejected, but by a smaller margin than in 2014

Unionization rejected, but by a smaller margin than in 2014.

Featured
Junkyard Gem: 1990 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 16V

The speedy Jetta counterpart to the Rabbit GTI.

With 134 horsepower and 5-speed manual transmission, this 1990 VW Jetta GLI was the sedan cousin of the hot-hatch GTI.

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Official
VW's Jetta GLI pricing makes it a relative bargain

It's quite a bit cheaper than the Golf GTI

Volkswagen has pressed the Jetta GLI's MSRP under $26,000.

Chicago
VW Jetta GLI takes all the right cues from the GTI and Golf R

228 hp, six-speed manual, fully independent suspension, and LSD

228 hp, six-speed manual, fully independent suspension, and LSD.

Teased
Volkswagen Jetta GLI comes into focus

It debuts at the Chicago Auto Show

It debuts at the Chicago Auto Show.

Official
New VW Jetta GLI to debut at 2019 Chicago Auto Show

It will likely be powered by a 2.0-liter turbo-four

In spring 2018, we learned that the new-and-improved Volkswagen Jetta GLI would be arriving within the year, and now we have confirmation that VW is sticking to its word. The GLI, the performance-oriented variant of the Jetta, will debut in late winter 2019 at the Chicago Auto Show. When it wasn't talking about its huge onslaught of incoming electric vehicles, Volkswagen had its attention throughout 2018 point

SEMA
The custom VW Jetta builds of SEMA 2018

After SEMA, we got a closer look at the custom VW Jettas from the show

Before they all scattered after SEMA, we were able to get some personal time with Volkswagen's fleet of modified Jetta sedans at Irwindale Speedway in Southern California.

Quick Spin
2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line Drivers' Notes Review | Finding that old flame

The seventh-generation Jetta regains some of that premium feel

The seventh-generation Jetta regains some of that premium feel.

First Drive
2019 Volkswagen Jetta First Drive Review | More style, not much more excitement

Don't confuse it for a Golf with a trunk

The 2019 Jetta is a car Volkswagen really needs to get right. Last year, it was VW's best-selling model in America by a wide margin. And although the new Tiguan and Atlas have been propelled ahead so far this year by America's crossover obsession, the Jetta is still VW's best-selling car, beating the Passat and the Golf. Put simply, the new Jetta has got to be good.

Official
VW Jetta fuel economy improves for 2019, same with manual or automatic

The automatic had the biggest gain

The manual only improves with city fuel economy.

Official
VW settles first U.S. diesel owner lawsuit as trial was set to begin

Jetta owner had sought $725,000

Jetta owner had sought $725,000

Volkswagen's new Jetta gets a digital cockpit

Volkswagen has revealed its 2019 Jetta at the Detroit Auto Show. The all new Jetta will get a new techy package for the 2018 year. It will be built on the MQB platform and will feature a digital cockpit with driver assistance features. Here is more coverage of NAIAS 2018.

First Drive
2019 Volkswagen Jetta Prototype First Drive Review | A desert rendezvous with a secret sedan

Will the Jetta return to its roots as a Golf with a trunk? We head to Arizona to find out.

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